Nathanson, Schachter & Thompson LLP “maintains its coveted dominance in the city’s dispute resolution community, a position it has held for decades” and continues to be ranked in the highest category for Dispute Resolution by Benchmark Litigation. Benchmark describes the firm as “one of Vancouver’s premier litigation boutiques” thanks to the guidance of named partners Irwin Nathanson, Q.C. and Stephen Schachter, Q.C. Clients note that they have a “very strong team coming up right after them” and that “The mentorship from senior lawyers is very apparent”. Partners Karen Carteri, Murray Clemens, Q.C., R.J. Randall Hordo, Q.C., Kevin Loo, Q.C., James MacInnis, Q.C., Irwin Nathanson, Q.C., Stephen Schachter, Q.C. and Peter Senkpiel have again received Benchmark’s Litigation Star designation for 2022. Partner Julia Lockhart has again been recognized as a Future Star. James MacInnis, is described as a “peer favourite” for his work, while Peter Senkpiel is identified by a client as “outstanding” and “committed to ensuring that [their] interests were protected and represented”. Karen Carteri is described as “a patient and thoughtful lawyer” and Kevin Loo receives high praise from a client who states he “is a confident advocate with a calm demeanor…Kevin lacks nothing.”

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